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Owens Valley Hydrogeology

Welcome to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Owens Valley Hydrogeology website. This site provides hydrologic data collected or compiled by the USGS for the Owens Valley area. Also provided is a comprehensive listing of reports, including links to online reports. Please use the Owens Valley Hydrology navigation links located above to access project overview, report, maps, figures, data, references, and contacts.

Project Chief: Wes Danskin
Phone: 619-225-6132

About Us

We are a dedicated group of scientists and professionals that take pride in collecting and analyzing quality data to develop and apply water management techniques to demonstrate their usefulness in a real-world setting for conjunctive management of ground-water pumpage, ground-water levels, ground-water quality, and artificial recharge of surface water.

If You Have Questions or Need Assistance...

Team members for this project are available to respond to your inquiry or direct you to someone who may be able to help.

Or you could use our web form which will send an email to a staff member.

We value your opinions and encourage you to use our web survey to better improve this website.

Volunteering, Intern Opportunities, Employment

The USGS, and the Owens Valley Hydrology project in particular, occasionally have openings for volunteers, interns, post-docs, seasonal hires, and permanent employees.

If you are interested in volunteering or becoming employed by the USGS Owens Valley Hydrology project, please submit the following 3 items via email to Wes Danskin, Project Chief of the Owens Valley Hydrology project (

  1. Letter of interest -- we want to know why you want to volunteer or work for the USGS, and the Owens Valley Hydrology project in particular;
  2. Unofficial college or high school transcripts -- we are interested in your complete academic record; and
  3. Resume -- we are interested in learning about you professionally, academically, and personally.

Thank you for your interest and time,
Wes Danskin
Project Chief
Owens Valley Hydrology Project

Contact Us

4165 Spuance Road, Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 225-6100

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Questions about Owens Valley Hydrogeology? Please contact Wes Danskin (email or address). 619.225.6132
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